From its original home in the earth’s crust to its long life in a finished product, such as wire or pipe, copper passes through several stages. Learn more about this renewable resource’s life cycle.
During the last decade, more than 30 percent of annual copper use came from recycled sources. Based on the global copper stocks and flows model, recently developed by the Fraunhofer Institute, it is estimated that two thirds out of the 550 million tonnes of copper produced since 1900 are still in productive use (Glöser, 2013).
Georgian Mining Corp (LON:GEO) is an AIM listed copper & gold development and exploration company that operates mainly in Georgia on the prolific Tethyan Belt.